Crazy Cake

Tam D

By
@methodmaven

This was my Dad's recipe, and I have no idea where he got it, but I've been making it since I was a kid. It's crazy because you mix the ingredients right in the baking dish! It's super simple and quick, and you can't beat the deep chocolate flavor. Topped with a chocolate butter cream frosting -- you're in chocolate heaven! Did I mention chocolate?! ;)


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Serves:

9-12

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1 1/2 c
flour*
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 c
cocoa powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 Tbsp
vinegar
1 tsp
vanilla
1/3 c
vegetable or coconut oil
1 c
cold water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift sugar, flour, salt, cocoa, and soda into a 9" square baking dish.
2
Then add vinegar, salad oil, vanilla, and cold water.
3
Stir together with a fork until nearly lump free -- make sure to get the corners.
4
Bake at 350* for 30-35 minutes, til a toothpick comes out clean.

Cool to room temp, and frost.
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NOTES: This makes a nice, deep cake.
I have also used round baking pans, divided the batter between them, and made layer cake (plan much shorter baking time)
Or you could use a spring form pan, for special occasion decorating :)
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*This recipe is easily made gluten free, by using your favorite gluten-free all purpose baking flour. (I like Bob's Red Mill brand.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom